ASU Sets Opening Date for Interpretive Center

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By Hazel Scott/ASU

On the heels of Black History Month comes the newest addition to Alabama State University – The Montgomery Interpretive Center at Alabama State University.


The 11 a.m. March 25 Grand Opening is just in time for the 55th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” and the Selma to Montgomery March of 1965.  

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Superintendent Meyers reiterated that since ASU and the National Park Service has entered into a partnership that partnership is only continuing to grow.

“This is a journey of love,” Meyers said. “Ninety-five percent of the work that’s been done in this building has been done in-house or by local contractors.”

Grand Opening Activities

The activities leading up to the grand opening includes:

  • A sneak peek of the Interpretive Center on Saturday (Feb. 29) from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday (March 1) from 8:30 to 6 p.m.\
  • A foot solders’ reception will be held on March 22 at 2 p.m.

The day of the Grand Opening there will be a student march starting at the Ralph D. Abernathy Hall, music by the Hornets Marching band, booths, food and other activities.